Different means of Updating library

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thestig Offline
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Updating library. (this should have been part of the title, my iPhone annoyingly saved my post before I was done typing)

Often I put a new piece of media into my collection, and
then have to manually update the
library when I next sit down to use xbmc. Or alternately wait for my hourly update script to kick off.

It
might be useful to have he ability to
kick off a scan from the xbmc iPhone app, the xbmc webapp, or from a script that watches source folders for new content.

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(This post was last modified: 2010-03-23 00:03 by thestig.)
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prae5 Offline
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Post: #2
You can do all of those already.

Use either a the http-api, map a function to your remote, plenty of options
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thestig Offline
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I actually do have the update function mapped to my remote, and it is useful. But is that function really in the web server? I'm interested in being able to kick off a scan when I am away from home. The web servers XBMC has seem able to start files playing, and change a few settings, but nothing more

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prae5 Offline
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http://wiki.xbmc.org/index.php?title=Web...r_HTTP_API
http://wiki.xbmc.org/index.php?title=Lis..._Functions
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thestig Offline
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THANK YOU prae5!

With that advice I was able to do more than I even imagined.
Tried to capture it all for others here

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